The use of this website may involve the processing of personal data. In order to help you understand why we process these data, we should like to give you an overview of this processing in the following information. In order to guarantee fairness in the processing we should also like to inform you about your rights in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the Federal German Data Protection Act (FGPA).
The controller of the data processing is the Saxon State and University Library Dresden (SLUB), Zellescher Weg 18, 01069 Dresden (hereinafter: we or us).
If you have questions or suggestions on this information or wish to assert your rights with us, please address the request to:
Saxon State and University Library Dresden (SLUB)
Zellescher Weg 18, 01069 Dresden
Tel.: +49 351 4677 123
When you use this website your personal data may be processed. Under data protection law the term, "personal data" designates all the information, which refers to an identified or identifiable person. The IP address may also be an item of personal data. An IP address allocates the individual with the device connected to the Internet by the Internet provider, so that it is able to send and receive data. When you use the website we collect data, which you yourself provide. During your visit to the website we also automatically collect information about your use of the website.
We process personal data in accordance with the relevant data protection provisions, in particular the GDPR and the FGPA. We process data only on the basis of legal admissibility. When you use this website we process personal data only with your consent (Article 6 (1) 1st sentence point (a) GDPR), to fulfil a contract, to which you are a party, or to perform pre-contractual measures (Article 6 (1) 1st sentence point (b) GDPR), to fulfil a legal obligation (Article 6 (1) 1st sentence point (c) GDPR) or if the processing is necessary to safeguard our legitimate interests or the legitimate interests of a third party, provided that your interests or fundamental rights and freedoms, which require that your personal data be protected, are not overridden (Article 6 (1) 1st sentence point (f) GDPR).
Unless otherwise stated in the following notes, we store the data only as long as necessary to achieve the purpose of the processing or to satisfy our contractual or legal duties. Such a legal duty to preserve the records may arise in particular from the provisions of commercial or tax law.
When you use our website for purely information purposes in the first instance general information is automatically stored (in other words, if you have not registered) and this information is transferred to our server. As a standard feature this information includes: browser type and version, operating system used, site accessed, the site previously accessed (referrer URL), IP address, date and time of the server request and HTTP status code.
The data are processed to safeguard our legitimate interest and the processing relies on the legal base in Article 6 (1) 1st sentence point (f) GDPR. This processing serves the technical management and security of the website. The data stored are erased at the end of fourteen days, unless specific evidence gives rise to legitimate suspicion of an unlawful use and further investigation and processing of the information is necessary on this ground.
Our website includes a contact form, by means of which you can send us news. In this process your data is transferred in an encrypted form. All the data fields marked as mandatory must be filled out in order to allow us to process your request. If you do not provide this information, we are unable to process your request. Any further provision of data is voluntary. We process the data for the purpose of responding to your enquiry.
The legal base for the data processing is Article 6 (1) 1st sentence point (b) GDPR.
In addition to making contact via our contact form, by telephone or personally on site, we offer you the possibility of a customer chat. The use of the chat as well as the indication of your data are voluntary. You can also use the chat anonymously/pseudonymously or use our other communication channels. A position determination or other collection of log data does not take place. Browser cookies, which are required exclusively for the technical processing of the Chatumgebung, are deleted after one day. We process your data exclusively to answer your inquiry and on the basis of the necessity for the usage relationship (Art. 6 para. 1 b DSGVO) or otherwise on the basis of a legitimate interest (Art. 6 para. 1 f DSGVO). The data is processed and stored in a certified computer centre of the chat program provider in Germany. Access is only granted to SLUB employees responsible for customer service. A passing on of the data does not take place basically, unless, this is necessary for the answer of the inquiry. In addition, a service provider is used for the provision of the customer chat, which can access the data if necessary. In order to protect users, we have concluded a contract with the service provider for order processing in accordance with Art. 28 DSGVO.
The deletion of the chat history takes place after three months, after an automated statistical collection of usage data (number of chats per month, topics in demand). Personal data that you make available to us for the purpose of clarifying your request (name, user number) will be deleted immediately after your request has been implemented (i.e. after final clarification), insofar as there are no legal retention periods to prevent deletion.
You can register as a user of the library by filling out a form on the website. In addition, you can set up a reminder system by e-mail to remind you of pending due dates, to notify you of priority notices provided and to remind you about late return of materials. In order to register successfully, it is absolutely necessary that you provide the information marked as mandatory. The data provided are processed for the purpose of providing the service.
You can register as a user of the image database by using the form on the website, in order to be able to use extended services, such as a permanent shopping cart, a permanent favourites list and the commentary function. In order to register successfully, it is absolutely necessary that you provide the information marked as mandatory. The data provided are processed for the purpose of providing the service.
The processing relies on the legal base in Article 6 (1) 1st sentence point (b) GDPR.
On our website we offer you a blog, where we publish contributions on a variety of topics. Our blog has a commentary function, for the use of which you need to provide personal details. If you submit a commentary , this is published together with the details of the author of the respective commentary. We recommend that instead of using your real name when you submit a commentary, you use a pseudonym. In order to use the commentary function the author's name and your e-mail address must be provided. Any further information is provided by you voluntarily. The legal base for the data processing relating thereto is Article 6 (1) 1st sentence point (b) GDPR.
When you submit a commentary we store your email address with the aforementioned data.The legal base for the storage of your e-mail address is Article 6 (1) 1st sentence point (f) GDPR. We use your e-mail only if you wish to be notified of responses to your commentary. We store your e-mail address for as long as your commentary is visible to the public.
As a matter of principle we do not check commentaries submitted prior to publication. We expressly reserve the right to erase your commentary, if queries are raised by third parties as to its legality. You may object at any time to the storage of the foregoing data. However, in this case we have to remove your commentary from our website.
You can use a form to register for events on the website. For the registration to be accepted it is absolutely necessary that you provide the information marked as mandatory. We process the data in order to register and confirm your event. The legal base for the data processing is Article 6 (1) 1st sentence point (b) GDPR.
To do this we use in particular permanent cookies. Permanent cookies are automatically erased after a specified time, which may vary from cookie to cookie.
Insofar as these coolies are used to process personal data, this relies on the legal basis in Article 6 (1) 1st sentence point (f) GDPR. This processing serves our legitimate interests in making our website more user-friendly, more effective and more secure.
The data are processed in order to safeguard our legitimate interests and the processing relies on the legal basis in Article 6 (1) 1st sentence point (f) GDPR. The processing is performed in the interest of optimising our site and in so doing to waive as far as possible the processing of personal data.
You may object to the processing of your data in its entirety at any time. For this purpose you can use a browser extension, which blocks advertising content or you can prevent cookies being installed on your browser by adjusting your browser settings. Moreover, you may subsequently object to the processing of your data by Matomo by clicking the mouse. In this case an opt-out cookie will be installed on your browser. As a consequence of this Matomo will not collect data of any kind. If you erase your cookies from your Internet browser, the opt-out cookie will also be erased. If you visit our website again, you will therefore need to activate it again.
On our website we use services and contents provided by third-party suppliers (hereinafter: contents). For such links it is necessary for technical reasons to process your IP address, so that the contents can be sent to your browser. Your IP address is therefore transferred to the respective third-party supplier.
These data are processed in every case to safeguard our legitimate interests in the optimisation and the economic operation of our website and the processing relies on the legal base in Article 6 (1) 1st sentence point (f) GDPR.
We have linked the contents from the following services provided by third-party suppliers:
On our website we use the plug-in from the twitter.com social network from International Company, One Cumberland Place, Fenian Street, Dublin 2, Ireland (Twitter).
If you have granted your separate consent to the data processing, you may withdraw this consent at any time in accordance with Article 7 (3) GDPR. Such a withdrawal of consent shall not affect the legality of the processing, which was carried out by virtue of the consent up until the withdrawal of consent.
As a data subject you have the right to assert your rights as a data subject against us. For this purpose you have the following rights in particular:
In accordance with Article 21 GDPR you have the right to object to any processing, which relies on the legal base in Article 6 (1) 1st sentence points (e) or (f). If any personal data concerning you are processed by us for the purpose of direct advertising, you may object to this processing pursuant to Article 21 (2) and (3) GDPR.
Our external data protection officer can be contacted at the following contact details: firstname.lastname@example.org
If you believe that processing of personal data concerning you breaches the provisions of the GDPR, you have the right in accordance with Article 77 GDPR to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority.